Document Detail


Life after death: a practical approach to grief and bereavement.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11177334     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This consensus paper describes the essential skills that clinicians need to help persons who are experiencing grief after the death of a loved one. Four aspects of the grieving process are reviewed: anticipatory grief, acute grief, normal grief reactions, and complicated grief. Techniques for assessment and recommendations about interventions and indications for referral are provided for each aspect.
Authors:
D Casarett; J S Kutner; J Abrahm;
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of internal medicine     Volume:  134     ISSN:  0003-4819     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  2001 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-02-22     Completed Date:  2001-03-08     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0372351     Medline TA:  Ann Intern Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  208-15     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
University of Pennsylvania, Institute on Aging, 3615 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adaptation, Psychological*
Death*
Family
Female
Grief*
Humans
Male
Physician-Patient Relations
Social Support

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